University introduction: http://www.osaka-u.ac.jp/en/guide
Website of University: http://www.osaka-u.ac.jp/en/
Website for inbound exchange students: http://www.osaka-u.ac.jp/en/international/inbound/exchange_program
Online Academic Calendar Website: http://www.osaka-u.ac.jp/en/campus/calendar.html
Full time load: Course work: 10 – 14 classes/semester Research work: 750 hours/semester (FrontierLab)
1 Credit =30 to 45 hours of academic work including class, preparation, assignments and revision forthe course is worth one unit of credit.
1 Course = Typically a 90-minute weekly course for a semester (c.15 sessions) is equivalent to two credits. In FrontierLab research programme a semester-long full-time research work th
Minimum course enrolment for exchange students: 10 to 14 credits depending on the prorgram requirements
Maximum course enrolment for exchange students: not specified
Restricted Programs and other academic requirements: Faculty of Medicine and School of Dentistry set some restrictions – please contact in advance.
Course Finder Website: https://koan.osaka-u.ac.jp/syllabus_ex-e/campus
September intake: nomination by end February, students’ applciation by end March
April intake: nomination by end September, students’ application by end October
Full-time undergraduate or postgraduate students. English or Japanese depending on the study track.Please see the relevant year’s application guide: http://www.osaka-u.ac.jp/en/international/inbound/exchange_program
3. APPLICATION PROCEDURES
It depends on the program you apply.
View detail: http://www.osaka-u.ac.jp/en/international/inbound/exchange_program
Japanese National Health Insurance and Osaka University’s college student insurance (PAS&PAS comprehensive) are mandatory insurance for all incoming studetns.
On campus & off campus: yes, but dormitory on campus is limited.
3. ESTIMATED LIVING EXPENSES
120,000JPY (c. 1,000USD)
4. VISA REQUIREMENTS
Incomign stduents must apply for and obtain a student visa in their own responsibility, while Osaka University will make a proxy application for their CESR to the immigration which is essential for their visa applciation.
OU exchange scholarship and JASSO exchange scholarship for selected incoming students.
Ms. Aska Kageyama
Ms. Chie Kitano